Pondicherry University M.Sc. Biotechnology Entrance 2020

Pondicherry University M.Sc. Biotechnology Entrance 2020Pondicherry University M.Sc. Biotechnology Entrance 2020.

Pondicherry University M.Sc. Biotechnology Entrance 2020 M.Sc. Biotechnology Entrance Examination Paper Syllabus Question Pattern Eligibility Exam Date Fees Exam Center Reference Books Time Table Admission 2020 Selection Procedure


Students admitted to the programme are eligible for the award of M.Sc degree in Biotechnology on successful completion of the course. Choice based credit system is followed in Pondicherry University where the students are at liberty to choose the courses of their interest in consultation with the Faculty Advisor. Hard core and soft core courses offered by different departments are available and the students can construct their curriculum depending upon their ambition. Courses offered during programme include Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Applied and Industrial Microbiology, Molecular Plant Pathology, Immunobiology, Plant Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, r-DNA Technology, Immunotechnology, Bioprocess Technology, Bioinformatics and Pharmacokinetics. Besides credit seminar(s), the students are expected to carry out dissertation in the last two semesters. In addition to the above, the students shall undergo a 6-weeks training programme during the summer vacation in any of the reputed National Laboratories /Universities/Industries in India.

The Department has eleven faculty members and equipped with instruments necessary for advanced research in Biotechnology. Some facilities include: Equipment – Bioreactor, Blotting apparatus, Deep freezers, Ice-flaker, TG and IEF Electrophoresis, Gel Documentation system, High-speed Centrifuges, Real-Time PCR, ELISA reader, Gas Chromatography, HPLC, LCMS, Lypophilizer, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, Phase contrast microscope, Inverted microscope and Flow-cytometer, Faciliies ; Plant Tissue culture facility, Animal Cell culture facility, Biosafety facility.

The Department has received financial support from both National (DBT, DST, UGC, CSIR, AICTE and DAE) and International (Rockfeller Foundation and Danish Government funding agencies). The Department have also earned recognition for financial support through DST-FIST and UGC-SAP programmes.

Pondicherry University M.Sc. Biotechnology Entrance 2020

Major research programme of the Department are as follows:
1. Bioactive molecules from microbes and plants
2. Synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles
3. Crop improvement through genetic engineering and marker assisted breeding
4. Application of probiotics in aquaculture and food processing industries
5. Role of cell adhesion molecules in pathogenesis of Staphylococcus epidermis
6. Protein engineering
7. Hematopoietic stem cell biology

Fees to be paid at time of Admission: Tuition Fees: Rs. 3,679/-(approx)
Hostel Fees: Rs. 4725/-(approx) for general category
Rs. 3825/- (approx) for SC/ST and Girl Students
Contact Address: Dr. N. Sakthivel
Professor and Head
Department of Biotechnology
Pondicherry University
R. Venkataraman Nagar
Kalapet, Puducherry – 605014
Phone No. : 0413-2654430
Fax No. : 0413-2655255
E-mail : puns2005@gmail.com

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